Sweden Makes Music is an exclusive pop music showcase presented by the Consulate General of Sweden in New York and Export Music Sweden at Baby's All Right in Brooklyn on December 8. The line-up is curated by Grandins Flying Circus and features live performances by Swedish artists.
Get there early before the place is packed!
Zhala was the very first artist signed to Robyn’s own label Konichiwa Records. She was nominated for a Swedish Grammy at age 11 and has also toured with Lykke Li. She dropped an internationally acclaimed video and her self-titled first album, Zhala, earlier this year.
XOV (Damian Ardestani) has had a remarkable life journey and is one of Sweden’s most promising emerging artists. He has been championed by Lorde, who picked his single “Animal” for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 soundtrack, and last summer he released his highly anticipated debut album, Wild.
Duvchi's celebrated single ”Turtleduvs” landed on the Dazed & Confused Top Songs of 2011 and was voted Song of the Year by Swedish Radio P3. Since then, he's collaborated with acts such as Rebecca & Fiona, Lorentz, Adam Tensta and Lo-Fi-Fnk, and recently dropped his first full-length album, With The World.
Silvana Imam is a Swedish rapper and member of the hip hop collective RMH. She is signed to Sebastian Ingrosso’s Refune Records, and well known for her music as well as her social and political activism. She was on a promo tour of the US last spring and featured on Sirius XM’s influential radio show Sway In The Morning.
André Laos hails from Gothenburg, is part of the Swedish trio DNKL, and just dropped his second EP on the New York label Let’s Play House. His summery blend of funk, deep house and techno has quickly enchanted dance floors around the world.